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Re: Command and Control - Radio Silence
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2019, 10:59:01 »
I don't think much in this article will come as a surprise to some on the board. I do find it a nice, concise, open source summary of some of their capabilities and impacts.

Signaling strength: Russia’s real Syria success is electronic warfare against the US

It is not a secret that for Moscow, Syria has become the “ultimate testing ground” for its weapons. Russian forces have been particularly successful at using electronic warfare (E.W.) technology to interfere with operations of the United States and its allies on the territory of the Arab republic.

In a speech last month at the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation’s 2018 GEOINT Symposium, General Raymond Thomas, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, said Syria has become “the most aggressive E.W. environment on the planet.”

“They are testing us every day, knocking our communications down, disabling our EC-130s, etcetera,” he said. Even though the general did not directly say Moscow was behind the operations, according to experts, it is only Russia that has advanced capabilities to successfully carry out such interference in Syria.

More at the article link.